Tag Archives: Biosolids

WEF Releases Biosolids Fact Sheet

September 24, 2016

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Residuals and Biosolids Committee (RBC) has released the PDF version of the fact sheet, “Phosphorus in Biosolids: How to Protect Water Quality While Advancing Biosolids Use.” As a consolidation of an extensive online version of the fact sheet released in 2014, it condenses main findings from the RBC Sustainable […]

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Sheep ‘Mow’ Grass Irrigated by Treated Wastewater in Oregon

September 19, 2016

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Biocycle Farm, a large farm in Eugene, Ore. sustained entirely by recycled water, doesn’t rely solely on herbicides or machines to maintain the 88,000 poplar trees planted on the property. The Metropolitan Wastewater Management Commission (MWMC; Lane County, Ore.), which manages the land, saves almost $3500 in labor and fuel costs each year by employing […]

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Submit Abstracts for WEF Residuals and Biosolids Conference

July 30, 2016

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Residuals and Biosolids 2017 conference will be held April 8–11 at the Seattle Convention Center. The conference steering committee is soliciting abstracts for presentations, workshops, and panel discussions to be presented at the event. Submit session proposal forms and workshop proposal forms by Sept. 7. Topics being considered […]

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WEF Buyers Guide Features New Categories and Offers Users an Interactive Experience

May 10, 2016

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Buyer’s Guide offers a comprehensive, interactive platform designed to connect water sector professionals with products and services. The guide features new categories showing which companies already have or will be exhibiting at WEF conferences. The categories include WEFTEC® 2016, Residuals and Biosolids 2016, and Collection Systems 2016. Buyer’s […]

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Learn About Pipe Rehabilitation in Mexico, Getting Involved in LIFT, and Resource Recovery in WEF Webcasts

April 8, 2016

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Sponsor eShowcase: Addressing Mexico City’s AC Potable Water Pipes through Rehabilitation 3M (St. Paul, Minn.) sponsors this eShowcase to highlight its services and products and to interact in real-time with participants. Learn how the utility in Mexico City’s district of Iztapalapa and its contractors rehabilitated some priority drinking-water pipelines that were leaking. Deterioration of the […]

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Residuals and Biosolids Conference Offers Latest in Research and Technology

February 26, 2016

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Attend the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Residuals and Biosolids 2016 conference, April 3–6 at the Wisconsin Center (Milwaukee). This year’s program includes an opening general session, a tour of the Jones Island Water Reclamation Facility (Milwaukee), 3 workshops, and 17 technical sessions. The solids management conference provides the opportunity to network with researchers, […]

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Biosolids Reuse and Nitrogen Removal Featured in WEF’s March Webcasts

February 22, 2016

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The Future of Environmental Sustainability – Recycling for a Healthier Planet Water resource recovery facilities can provide valuable recycled resources. This environmental conversation will discuss the benefits of biosolids and how the water sector can continue providing innovative solutions through beneficial reuse and resource recovery. March 2, 1–3 p.m. (EST) Register now. Alternative Nitrogen Removal […]

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WEF Comments on Toxicological Profile Update

February 17, 2016

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On Jan. 14, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) submitted comments on the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services draft toxicological profile for poly brominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs). This draft profile is an update to an existing document. Comments provided by WEF, the National Association […]

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